Stronger Together

STRONGER TOGETHER EVENT: BUILDING UNITY THROUGH COMMUNITY

"Strength of Our Stories" 2022 Event 
Saturday, September 17, 10:00am - 3:30pm
Legion Park, 114 N Olympic Ave. Downtown Arlington

Entertainment and Presentation Schedule

  • 10:00 -10:50 a.m.    Opening Ceremony, Land Acknowledgement and Welcome with Lakewood High School Music
  • 11:00  - 11:45 am.    Mariachi Fiesta Mexicana Music on stage
  • 11:45-11:55 a.m.     Benjamin Korthuis, World Irish Dance Competitor from Arlington
  • 11:55- noon             Arlington School of Dance performs "Together"
  • Noon - 12:45 p.m.   Midday Ceremony with Darrington Students
  • 1:00 - 1:30 p.m.       Storytelling "What is Home"
  • 1:30 - 2:00 p.m.       Voices of the Village Music on stage
  • 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.       Erin Jones - Learn and experience equity and diversity, unity through community. 
  • 3:00 - 3:30 p.m.       Ray Rehaume's traditional Stillaguamish song and Closing Ceremony with Arlington School Choir

Activities

  • Equity Booth
  • Stillaguamish Tribe Weaving Demo
  • Wishing Tree
  • Art Around the World Display
  • Book Mobile
  • Food Trucks
  • Farmers Market


  • People of our Communities Display
  • Face Painting
  • Stillaguamish Pioneers Display
  • Pride Booth
  • Village Community Services Booth
  • Event Gift Bags
  • Event Passport Walk
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Stronger Together Event Committee:

Event Presented by: City of Arlington, Arlington Public Schools, Stillaguamish Tribe, and Sno-Isle Libraries.
Support provided by Stronger Together Planning Committee:
Arlington Public Schools, Lakewood School District, Darrington School District, City of Arlington, Town of Darrington, Sno-Isle Libraries, Stilly Valley Health Connections, Downtown Arlington Business Association, Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society, Stillaguamish Tribe, Sauk-Suiattle Tribe, Stillaguamish Valley Pioneers, Voices of the Village, Arlington Pride, Stilly Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Contact Information:

Kerri Helgeson 
Director of Equity and Student Well-Being
Arlington Public Schools
khelgeson@asd.wednet.edu

Sarah Lopez
Community Engagement Director
City of Arlington
360-403-3448
slopez@arlingtonwa.gov 

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/strongertogetherarlington/ 


Explore on your own online

American Indian Perspectives on Thanksgiving For grades 4-8. Presented by National Museum of the American Indian https://s.si.edu/315uLud

Pacific NW History & Culture- Why do the foods we eat matter?  For grades 9-12. Presented by National Museum of the American Indian https://s.si.edu/2Q2LjNb

Art Exhibit- Abstractions of Black Citizenship http://abstractions.black/studio/

Art Exhibit- Reimagining the Future through the Past
“Engaging with forms of their ancestors is one way artists from marginalized communities find empowerment and envision new trajectories,” Tara Tamaribuchi https://bit.ly/349Bsxo

Recommended Reads for Stronger Together From Sno-Isle Libraries, for all ages. https://bit.ly/2Q2rPs4

Ellis Island Virtual Tour  This interactive virtual tour is a combination of images and historical information. Created by the Heritage Documentation Programs. https://www.nps.gov/hdp/exhibits/ellis/Ellis_Index.html